Keymat Sample Pictures!

Discussion in 'Pyra News' started by EvilDragon, Oct 14, 2015.

  1. levi

    levi Still fresh, damnit!

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    The 360 d-pad is awful - I can't even navigate menus reliably using it, let along pull off streetfighter moves.  I bought a proper arcade stick for it though, so it's only really menus on games that can mostly be controlled using the analogue pad that are a small problem (and the analogue pad's mostly accurate enough to navigate menus anyway).  But the d-pad itself is therefore pretty much a waste of space.

    Shame, because the rest of the controller is on the money.

    Edit: And to swing this back on topic, the Pandora controls were almost up there, just not quite as comfortable to hold in the long term (not much can be do about that) and both analogue nubs being temperamental at best, but the d-pad, shoulders and game buttons all worked more than well enough.  Hopefully the Pyra will improve the analogue sticks and add four extra game buttons/shoulders which should make it pretty close to the ultimate controller for my needs.

    If only it had a spinner, so I could play tempest on it ;)
     
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  2. ssokolow

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    Then I'm glad I bought a second 360 pad (still in the box) for if/when I wear this one out beyond repair.

    Speaking of on-topic things, do you remember if there was a verdict on the labelling for the shoulder buttons? I can never remember what they're mapped to on the Pandora. (And, since the Pandora doesn't have xev, I always wind up awkwardly reaching to press things Alt+F4 (Fn+Alt+4, with no shoulder buttons)).
     
  3. _jr_

    _jr_ Advanced Member

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    xev should be available (at least optionally in the package repository). Alt+F key combos are not easy on the Pandora, but sticky Fn is useful for these.
     
  4. ssokolow

    ssokolow Member

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    In case you missed it, ED made a news post about 8 hours after you posted where he explained that it's a known issue.

     
  5. ssokolow

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    Looks like I'd forgotten to opkg update after my last reinstall. Thanks for getting me unstuck. :)
     
  6. Kev2442

    Kev2442 Still French

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    42 (Loire) is the answer.
    Probably saw it before you did. :D
    Thanks anyway.

    Haven't heard of xev until now. Should be useful.
    Getting pics and videos of real Pyra stuff both makes it closer and makes us less eager to wait.
     
  7. TeDaDeS

    TeDaDeS Very Active Member

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    Looks pretty sleek compared to the pandora keymat.
     
  8. ibisum

    ibisum Well-Known Member

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    Wow, the Pyra is going to be one sexy device.  Can't wait!
     
     
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